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Porsche road tour from BSB to Belait: Visiting landmarks, fostering unity
Borneo Bulletin | 10th August 2019
PORSCHE owners and enthusiasts in Brunei toured over 178 kilometres across scenic and significant landmarks last weekend to commemorate the 73rd birthday celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.
Organised by QAF Eurokars, the official importer and dealer of
Apart from showing unity, strong support and undivided loyalty to the beloved monarch, Acting Deputy General Manager of QAF Eurokars Lahiru de Silva said the road tour was meant to combine the
The event that started as early as 7.30 am began with the road tour participants attending a safety briefing and having breakfast at the
Despite the heavy rain filling Bandar Seri Begawan that morning, it did not dampen the participants’ spirit as they were eager to be part of the road tour with their fellow
They even wore special shirts and caps to commemorate the event, symbolising the unity of the
Flagging off the event was the guest of honour, Permanent Secretary (Administration, Finance and Estate) at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Pengiran Mohd Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, who also took part in the road tour.
The Acting Deputy General Manager of QAF Eurokars led the convoy to several national landmarks with the largest gathering of
The convoy later drove by the Istana Nurul Iman, the official residence of His Majesty, which is located on a leafy, riverside sprawl of hills on the banks of the Damuan River.
On their way to the Belait District, the convoy also passed by the Jerudong Park’s Crystal Arch at a roundabout, one of Brunei’s most recognisable landmarks.
With permitting weather throughout the journey on the highway to the Belait District, the
Upon reaching the Belait District, the convoy passed by the Tea Pot Monument at one of the district’s roundabouts. It is one of the Belait District’s most recognisable monuments which is best known as a representation of four districts of Brunei Darussalam.
At the final pit stop in Belait Town, the convoy gathered at the V-Plaza Hotel just by the Belait River, where the participants took another group photo with their
After returning to the